C. H. Wildish
 I have not got my certificate yet I am going after it next Saturday. Send Davids AddressMine is Sussex [Wankesha?] Co. Wis.00297 School Room June 2nd/62 Dear [Muhis?] I have got my dollar and what is better your letter too. All your apologies for not sending it before are useless for I knew that it would have been forth coming before if something was not the matter. But enough about the old dollar suffice it to say that it has given me no trouble and that should you be placed in like circumstances again I shall-if it is in my power-only be to happy to oblige you again. Now Johnny what-ever betook you to say that my laugh used to shake those old huge limestone walls. I think perhaps that your mind was deeply absorbed in some interesting chemical expriment. Perhaps you were trying to find out the inherent properties of [Deflogisticated Muritic Reid Sas?]
[Sussex, Waukesha Co., Wisc.]
1862 Jun 2
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